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Renewal

Liberal Protestants and the American City after World War II

Renewal( )
Author: Wild, Mark
Series title:Historical Studies of Urban America Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-60523-4
Publication Date:Mar 2019
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

In the decades following World War II, a movement of clergy and laity sought to restore liberal Protestantism to the center of American urban life. Chastened by their failure to avert war and the Holocaust, and troubled by missionaries' complicity with colonial regimes, they redirected their energies back home. Renewal explores the rise and fall of this movement, which began as an effort to restore the church's standing but wound up as nothing less than an...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christianity / Protestant
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.2 Inches



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